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Family Consumer Sciences Teacher

Family Consumer Sciences Teacher
Whitehall Middle and High School
Middle and High School Business Education or Computer Science Teacher

Whitehall Middle and High School is seeking a Family Consumer Sciences teacher for the 2022-23 school year. Class sizes generally range from 20-30 students. All high school classes are full-year elective classes. Middle school classes are semester or quarter long classes.

The 6-12 FCS program course topics have included nutrition, menu planning, food preparation, money management, consumer awareness, and child development. Courses taught previously include baking, cooking, catering, sports nutrition, child care and development. Courses can be altered to the specialties and interests of the teacher as well as the interests of the students.

The FCS classroom where all classes are taught has five kitchen stations and a classroom section with tables. The teacher will be allowed to order additional equipment and supplies immediately upon hire to prepare for fall instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This list of essential duties is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
•Administer appropriate district curriculum which is aligned with the state standards.
•Ensure the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment.
•Create and maintain a constructive, orderly, and academically focused instructional environment.
•Analyze student progress and provide appropriate instruction.
•Provide a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times.
•Ensure assessment guidelines and regulations are followed at all times.
•Work professionally with administrators, staff, parents, and community.
•Integrate appropriate technology as available into the instructional program.
•Participate in other job-related duties and activities as assigned.

Position Expectations:
•Demonstrate knowledge, skill, and ability to provide effective instruction in the classroom.
•Work cooperatively with students, parents, peers, administration, and community members.
•Guide the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals.
•Establish and communicate clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects.
•Employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies aligned with instructional objectives, in order to meet the needs of all students.
•Participate as an active member with other faculty and staff in daily interactions and in professional learning communities (PLC’s).
•Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law and district policy.
•Maintain and improve professional competence.
•Direct the activities of assigned non-certificated personnel.
•Communicate effectively both in writing and orally.
•Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the principal.

To apply, please submit:
1. Whitehall Application for Certified Teaching Employment We recommend you download and open the application in Adobe Acrobat or other PDF application so the form is fillable.
2. A letter of application specifying the applied-for position
3. Professional resume which includes academic preparation, experience and other specifically related qualifications
4. Unofficial copies of transcripts of all college or university credits to date (official transcripts required upon hire)
5. Letters of recommendation (minimum of three, it is recommended that one letter be from a current supervisor)
6. Evidence of Montana certification/licensure (if applicable)
7. Signed (does NOT need to be notarized) Consent to Fingerprint Background Check form

We prefer that you submit all application materials via digital upload: Click Here for Certified Application Upload or go to https://www.whitehallschools.org/apps/form/certifiedappupload

An application may also be submitted in person, by mail, or by fax. Applications must be received by the final filing date. Postmarks are not accepted.
Health Insurance benefit - per month district contribution of $533-$939 depending upon insurance plan selected
Montana Teachers Retirement
Preferred Qualifications
Hold a valid Montana Class  1 or 2 Educator License with Family Consumer Science Endorsement, or be able to obtain.
Required Qualifications
• Hold a valid Montana Class 4 Career and Technical Teaching License, or be able to obtain. This is an alternate pathway to receive a provisional teaching license in Montana for individuals without a degree or teaching license, but that have extensive work experience in certain career and technical fields, including culinary arts. More information on this alternative pathway to teaching licensure is available on the Office of Public Education licensure website: http://opi.mt.gov/Class4CandTTL
• Demonstrated content knowledge in culinary arts

Must submit a completed application and all requested materials.
Must be able to pass a fingerprint background check.
Start Date
$35,054 - $47,298 DOE and as determined by Collective Bargaining Agreement Salary Schedule
Contact Hannah Nieskens
Phone: 406-287-3862
Fax: 406-287-3843
1 Yellowstone Trail, Whitehall, MT 59759